The program aims to prepare you to develop capabilities and skills to act upon business and societal opportunities, needs and challenges, in order to develop successful businesses and innovations in a global and changing business environment. The program provides deepened theoretical and practical knowledge about strategy, innovation, entrepreneurship, networking and business growth and at the same time, systematically incorporates sustainability and internationalization aspects. The program is offered by the AACSB accredited Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics.
Admitted to the programme
Here you will find everything you need to know before the programme starts.
During the first year, the focus is on developing the knowledge about strategy, entrepreneurship, networking and international growth in established and new businesses. You will work strategically with businesses which requires you to act based on your assembled knowledge and take part in developing a business idea, for example by developing a business plan for a start-up, or a new venture within an established organization. You have the possibility to broadening the knowledge on innovation through your choice of elective courses. You can also choose to do an internship.
During the second year you are given the opportunity to deepen your knowledge in one other area in the field of business administration. This year also includes a research method module and a module in current trends in business administration research. You will develop your writing, analysis and research skills through writing a master’s thesis. During this year it is also possible to study abroad one semester.
Applies to all Master’s Programs in Business Administration
International admission round
Autumn Term 2019
Type of studies
A Bachelor’s degree (equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, 180 credits) from an internationally recognised university with a major
The selection criteria are GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test-must be sent directly from ETS, our institution code is
Application deadline was 15 January 2019. The application period is closed.